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Friday, June 13, 2014

CA-MMU Haigh Fire Mariposa County, No structures damaged. One minor injury reported.

Haigh Fire, wildland fire CA-MMU-010067

Update 6-13 0800: 130 acres; 90% contained

Update 6-12 1500: 130 acres, 75%, No structures have been damaged. One minor injury has been reported.
Cause of the fire is under investigation, per CAL FIRE 
Update 6-10 1620: IC stating that the fire jumped the road and this will be an extended attack incident. Requesting 10 additional engines, 4 dozers, and 4 strike teams. 3 copters on scene, 1 more on order.

IA: Wildfire 
reported at 3:11 p.m. along Highway 49 and Haigh Road north of Coulterville
Location: North of Coulterville off Hwy 49, Haigh Rd X HWY 49N, Coulterville
IA Acres: 5
ROS: Moderate
ROC: Brush, ridges and slopes, difficult access
Structures: No current threats
Resources: Air Attack 15
Tanker 82
Tanker 83
Copter 404
Copter 551
Radio Frequencies: CDF Cmnd 2; CDF Tac 8; CDF Air Tac 22; Rotor victor - 135.575; CDF A/G
Fuels: Heavy brush
Weather Info: Hot, dry
Other Comments: CDF Prevention and Sheriff's Dept en route for a marijuana grow site at the location of the fire.
It’s the third wildfire in Mariposa County in recent weeks.

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